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5 Ways to Foster Belonging as You Reopen

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As you begin the challenging process of opening up your offices, stores and facilities, or bringing your people back from furlough, it will be critical to foster belonging, inclusion and cultural safety. There’s a strong correlation between a sense of belonging at work, and commitment and motivation.

Your employees may be feeling some stress and anxiety, so their wellbeing is likely your top priority as you work to ensure both your people and your business thrive.

Cheerios Supports Fight Against Childhood Hunger

By Hanna Johnson
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To help support children facing hunger during the COVID-19 pandemic, Cheerios is donating $1.3 million to No Kid Hungry, a national campaign focused on ending childhood hunger in America.

The announcement was made during the latest episode of “Reunited Apart,” Josh Gad’s YouTube series that reunites casts from iconic films. The episode brought together cast members from “The Lord of the Rings” to reminisce about the franchise and recreate memorable moments for its fans.

How Making Strategic Shifts to Granting Plans Can Maximize Impact During COVID-19

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Responding to disasters is nothing new for those of us in the corporate grantmaking space. We react and respond in trying times to hurricanes, wildfires and other natural disasters. But those disasters, while devastating, are usually confined to a specific geographic area or region. Today’s disaster, COVID-19, has no such boundaries and we’re all having to rethink how we work, what we should do and where we should focus our efforts.

Schneider Electric Supports Hunger Relief Through Tomorrow Rising and Foundation

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Schneider Electric Foundation

The Schneider Electric Foundation (under the aegis of the Fondation de France) uses social innovation and community engagement to invest in education, reduce the energy gap, and increase sustainability awareness. The Foundation marked its 20th anniversary in 2018.

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Subaru of America and National Parks Conservation Association Take Home 2020 Silver Halo Award for Best Sustainability Initiative

Partnership Recognized for Ongoing Commitment to Reduce Landfill Waste from America’s National Parks
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CAMDEN, NJ May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Subaru of America, Inc., along with the National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA), today announced they have been awarded the 2020 Silver Halo Award in the ‘Best Sustainability Initiative’ category by Engage for Good.

Colorado School District Deploys Mobile Technology Hub to Deliver STEM Curriculum During School Closures

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CENTENNIAL, Colo., May 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Last fall, St. Vrain Valley Schools  in northern Colorado unveiled its Future-Ready Innovation Lab – a custom-designed 45-foot long motorcoach filled with experiential learning opportunities, including virtual reality, robotics and aeronautics activities. The mobile lab was designed to extend learning beyond the classroom and provide both community members and students the opportunity to experiment with new technology.

Bacardi #RaiseYourSpirits T-Shirts Help Support the Bar Industry

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While markets begin to open up and some restaurants re-open doors to smaller crowds, the impact of COVID-19 on the restaurant and bartending community will take a long time to fully recover. That’s why, since March, Bacardi launched the #RaiseYourSpirits program to show love for the bar teams with a $4 million pledge and programs that put the spotlight on bartenders.

Global Citizen and the European Commission Announce 'Global Goal: Unite for Our Future; a Campaign to Make COVID-19 Tests, Treatments and Vaccines Available for Everyone, Everywhere Who Needs Them

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  • Coronavirus Global Response Pledging Marathon Kicks Off New Campaign With Fundraising Support From Global Citizens
  • ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’ Seeks to Raise Billions in Commitments for the Development and Distribution of COVID-19 Testing, Treatments and Vaccines
  • Campaign to Promote Equitable Delivery and Access, Make Global Health Systems Stronger and Put the World Back on Track to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Global Leaders from 15 Countries Around the World Join Chris Rock, Coldplay, Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Shakira and More in an Effort to Galvanise Governments, Corporations and Philanthropists to Pledge the Funds Needed to Bring an End to the COVID-19 Era
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  • Coronavirus Global Response Pledging Marathon Kicks Off New Campaign With Fundraising Support From Global Citizens
  • ‘Global Goal: Unite for Our Future’ Seeks to Raise Billions in Commitments for the Development and Distribution of COVID-19 Testing, Treatments and Vaccines
  • Campaign to Promote Equitable Delivery and Access, Make Global Health Systems Stronger and Put the World Back on Track to Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
  • Global Leaders from 15 Countries Around the World Join Chris Rock, Coldplay, Hugh Jackman, Idris & Sabrina Elba, J Balvin, Justin Bieber, Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, Shakira and More in an Effort to Galvanise Governments, Corporations and Philanthropists to Pledge the Funds Needed to Bring an End to the COVID-19 Era

[Webinar] Leading With Purpose In Extraordinary Times

Key insights from Benevity's special COVID-19 report
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The Benevity Labs Special Report: COVID-19 Relief reveals how some of the world’s most iconic brands are activating their people and communities during a global crisis — and the related trends that are emerging as we look toward recovery. 

Join Benevity’s CEO, Bryan de Lottinville, and VP of Marketing, Sona Khosla, to dig deeper into:

Facing Layoffs and Uncertainty, Floridians Reach Out for Help

Duke Energy donates $1 million to COVID-19 relief in Florida to help pay housing and utility costs
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Like many service organizations, the Heart of Florida United Way has been flooded with an increase in requests for help during the pandemic.

At times their call volumes reached four times the average, said Ashley Blasewitz, SVP of donor and volunteer experiences, as many as 3,000 calls for help in a day.

“Each,” she said, “is a person who is stressed out, anxious, tense and trying to figure out what they’re going to do.”

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